Notes From The Deep End : a graphic & web design blog

If you’re looking for a web design and graphic design blog that will give you powerful tips for navigating your way through what it takes to be a graphic or web designer, we are proud to present Notes From The Deep End. Blog topics include everything from creative inspiration to business tips for freelancers as well as 9-5 graphic & web designers.

The Messy Art Of UX Sketching

By: Wes McDowell | December 13th, 2011 | 1 comment

Original article by Peiter Buick for Smashing Magazine. Read original article here. Designers seem to fall into two different camps. The sketchers and the ones who take their creativity straight to the computer. I used to say that I belonged to the latter, but more and more, I find myself ...

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Ditch the Book and Show Off Your Work With an iPad Portfolio

By: Wes McDowell | December 9th, 2011 | 1 comment

One of the things that I got most excited about in my beginning design days was the day I got to go and pick out my portfolio. I did my research, saved up and got the portfolio book of my dreams. Aluminum cover, screw-post bindings, and at a large 11×14, I thought it was pretty  impressive. Of ...

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A Showcase of 10 Creative Mobile Website Examples

By: Wes McDowell | December 2nd, 2011 | 5 comments

Nearly half of all internet users are using a mobile device to access it. I just read a report predicting that by 2015, mobile users will overtake people using PCs. So you can bet this mobile website thing isn’t going anywhere for a while. Designing for mobile devices comes with its own set of ...

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